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DUVET, Jean (1485 - 1561), Engraver, goldsmith

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUVET, Jean (1485 - 1561), Engraver, goldsmith

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French, 16th century, male.

Born 1485, in Langres; died after 1561, c. 1570 according to some sources.

Engraver (burin), goldsmith. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Jean Duvet was known as the Master of the Unicorn because he was chiefly known for a series of panels depicting The Story of the Unicorn. Jean Duvet was not his real name. He worked first for Francis I and then for

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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